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The Herrebrugher Workers' Army of De 32ste Volksdivisie

“Zonder meesters, zonder heren”

Category: Liberal Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Imploded
Political Freedoms:
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Location: the Rejected Realms

Regional Influence: Sprat

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The Herrebrugher Workers' Army of De 32ste Volksdivisie is a gargantuan, safe nation, remarkable for its state-planned economy, complete lack of prisons, and punitive income tax rates. The democratic population of 19.717 billion workers' soldiers love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The enormous, socially-minded, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Welfare, Healthcare, and Education. The average income tax rate is 70.0%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but stagnant workers' soldier economy, worth 88.8 trillion guilders a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a slick, highly efficient, quite specialized black market in Trout Farming, Door-to-door Insurance Sales, Furniture Restoration, and Cheese Exports. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is 4,505 guilders, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. De 32ste Volksdivisie's national animal is the lion, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

De 32ste Volksdivisie is ranked 138,135th in the world and 3,822nd in the Rejected Realms for Largest Gambling Industry, scoring 63.29 on the Kelly Criterion Productivity Index.

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Most Income Equality: 4thTop
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Largest Populations: 6,742ndTop
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Least Corrupt Governments: 12,998thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 18,368th
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Most Income Equality: 1st in the regionTop
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Largest Populations: 106th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 215th in the regionTop
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Most Politically Free: 357th in the regionMost Stationary: 427th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 463rd in the region

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